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ItemID:15783

Title:The Practical Gardener and Modern Horticulturist, containing the latest and most approved methods for the management of the Kitchen, Fruit, and Flower-Garden, The Green-House, Hot-House, &c.&c. ... Including the New method of Heating forcing-Houses with Hot Water Only ... Vol.1

Author:McIntosh, Charles

Publisher:Thomas Kelly

Date:1834

Booktype:Hardback

Size:Octavo (over 7-10 inches tall)

Description:1120 pages with 8 introductory pages, illustrated with vignette title page , colour frontispiece and 12 other chromolithographic colour plates each faced by a full page engraved diagram, with futher figures in text

Binding:Half brown leather with brown cloth sides, gilt title and bands to spine

Condition:Front cover held by one band and detached from backstrip along 50% of front edge, corners heavily scuffed, spine rubbed and cracked, covers rubbed, title page, frontispiece and first gathering detached, two plates have 2 or 3 inch tears, pages 321 to 328 inclusive missing or damaged, front free endpaper missing, a worn but useful copy with attractive plates

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